What does Mattie mean?
Mattie [mat-tie] as a name for girls (also used less generally as boys' name Mattie) has its roots in Aramaic and Old German, and Mattie means "lady; mistress of the house; mighty in battle". Mattie is an alternate spelling of Martha (Aramaic). Mattie is also a variant of Matilda (Old German).
26 more alternative forms via Martha, Matilda: Maitilde, Maltilde, Mariet, Marit, Mart, Marta▼, Marte, Marth, Marthe, Marthine, Marthy, Marti, Martie, Martina, Martita, Martje, Martta, Marty, Martyne, Mat, Matha, Mathilde▼, Matilde, Maude▼, Maudie▼ and Pattie▼.Creative forms:
(female) Matie, Matta, ..
(male) Matah, Matta, .. Middle name pairings:
Mattie Nathalia (M.N.), ..
How popular is Mattie?
Mattie is a very popular first name for women (#252 out of 4276, Top 6%) and also a very popular last name for both adults and children (#19503 out of 150436, Top 13%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Mattie reached its peak rank of #34 in the U.S. in the 1880s, and is presently at #1004. (2015 Birth Statistics)
Which version is better?with its source forms and related girl names. Matilda (#535 via latest list), Martha (#791), Martina (#1635), Matilde, Maudie, Pattie, Maude, Mata, Marti, Martie, Marty, Marta and Mathilde are the popular varying forms of Mattie (#1004 via latest list) ranked in the Top 2000. Other variants, like Marth, are seldom used. Usage of these forms of Mattie was at its highest a century ago (median #892) and is now much diminished (#1711, ▼97.1%), with forms such as Maudie falling out of fashion.
Mattie▼ is alike in pronunciation to Mattea and Mattia. Other recommended names are Attie, Beattie, Bettie▼, Caitie, Cathie, Catie, Chattie, Dottie▼, Ettie▼, Hatsie, Hattie▼, Hettie▼, Hittie, Kaitie, Kathie▼, Katie▼, Kittie▼, Lettie▼, Lottie▼, Macie▲, Maddie, Maggie▼, Maidie, Maisie▲, Maizie, Malfie, Malkie, Mallie▼, Malvie, Mamie▼, Mandie, Marcie▼, Margie▼, Marie▼, Marjie, Markie, Marlie, Marnie, Martia, Martine, Mathea, Mathia, Matthea, Matthia, Maurie, Maxie, Mayde, Maymie, Mazie▼, Medie, Mette, Mirtie, Mistie, Mitzie, Myrtie▼, Nattie, Nettie▼, Patte, Pattee, Patti▼, Tatie, Tottie and Yettie. These names tend to be less commonly used than Mattie.See names in meaning and etymology.